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Shooting Star on a Prancing Horse – Jonathan Williams

Posted by on Oct 6, 2015

Review by Arnaud Blanfuney During many months, Jonathan Williams worked hard on his autobiography. Knowing his skill as a good story teller, it was due to be a good read… In May of 2014, the book was all but finished, and just needed some polishing. Sadly, his illness began and his passing read...

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Blancpain Sprint Series: Ferrari Wins in Italy

Posted by on Oct 5, 2015

Norbert Siedler and Marco Seefried and their #333 Rinaldi Racing Ferrari had a perfect race weekend during the Misano round of the 2015 Blancpain Sprint Series, taking pole position and the win in both the qualifying and main races. The green Ferrari crossed the line with seven seconds in hand read...

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USCC: Ferrari Clinches GT-D Championships

Posted by on Oct 4, 2015

Ferrari has clinched the GT-Daytona manufacturer’s championship in the IMSA United SportsCar Championship, while Scuderia Corsa drivers Townsend Bell and Bill Sweedler have also won the GT-D driver’s championship. This is the third manufacturer’s championship won by the Ferrari 458 Italia read...

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The White Whale

Posted by on Oct 3, 2015

We are in the rudimentary pits at the Modena Aerautodromo in June 1966. The Aerautodromo was a small airport right next to the city, used primarily by a local flying club, but also used for testing racing cars on its perimeter roads. Occasional races, such as the non-championship Modena Grand read...

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USCC: Three Ferrari 458 Italias Target Petit Le Mans Glory

Posted by on Oct 2, 2015

Leading the GT-Daytona manufacturer standings in the IMSA United SportsCar Championship and the North American Endurance Cup, Ferrari will be defending by a pair of Scuderia Corsa Ferrari 458 Italias at this weekend’s Petit Le Mans. The ten-hour /1000-mile Petit Le Mans race, which will be read...

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Triple Whammy for the 500 Mondial

Posted by on Oct 1, 2015

From restoration in Maranello to victory at Pebble Beach It got to Pebble Beach by the skin of its teeth, barely a week before the legendary Concours d’Elegance, but then it dominated the scene, winning no less than three prizes in two days on the Pacific coast. We’re referring, of course read...

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Ferrari IPO Detail Analysis

Posted by on Sep 30, 2015

From Forbes, by Joe Cornell , Contributor, Analyzing spin-offs is my business. On October 29, 2014, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. announced the board’s authorization for the separation of Ferrari N.V. The separation is expected to happen via a two-step transaction in which Fiat Chrysler will read...

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Ferrari Considers Appointing Marchionne as CEO

Posted by on Sep 29, 2015

From Bloomberg: Ferrari is considering appointing Sergio Marchionne as CEO after Amedeo Felisa retires from the post in the coming months, people familiar with the matter said. Marchionne, who is already Chairman of Ferrari and CEO of Ferrari owner Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, may take full responsibility read...

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Chantilly Arts & Elegance Concours – Part 2

Posted by on Sep 28, 2015

The second edition of Chantilly Arts & Elegance Concours took place north of the French capital of Paris in the garden of Château de Chantilly on first Sunday of September. Hundred of cars were entered in the Concours in 15 classes, plus one for the concept cars (won by BMW 3.0 CSL Hommage read...

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Japanese GP: Vettel Makes it to the Podium

Posted by on Sep 27, 2015

Scuderia Ferrari leaves Japan with a good points haul. Tenth podium of the season for Vettel A good start and a consistent pace saw Sebastian Vettel come home third in the Japanese Grand Prix. Having moved up to second in the exciting opening moments after the start, the German was undercut by read...

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Japanese GP: Qualifying Results

Posted by on Sep 26, 2015

Seb and Kimi qualify fourth and sixth Qualifying to define the grid for the Japanese Grand Prix ended under the red flag today. A crash from Daniil Kvyat in the Red Bull meant the remaining nine drivers were unable to complete their final quick lap as the session was not restarted. Sebastian Vettel read...

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2nd Chantilly Arts & Elegance Concours Sets the Tone

Posted by on Sep 25, 2015

The 2nd Chantilly Arts & Elegance Richard Mille, which took place on Sunday 6th September, confirmed the success of last year’s event. The Chantilly domain, an exceptional idyllic setting just right for such a Concours, welcomed 13,500 visitors, a 35% increase compared to the first running read...

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“Lunchtime at Monza” – Klemantaski Collection

Posted by on Sep 24, 2015

In this wonderful photographic composition it is time for lunch in the Monza paddock during practice for the 1955 Italian Grand Prix. The Ferrari mechanics are sitting on two of the Lancia D50s which had been turned over to Ferrari on July 26th with the closing of the Lancia F1 effort and the read...

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Salon Prive Concours d’Elegance at New Spectacular Venue

Posted by on Sep 23, 2015

The 10th annual Salon Prive Chubb Insurance Concours d’Elegance was held in the spectacular setting on Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire between 3-5 September. Although the weather was unseasonably cool and overcast, fortunately there were only a couple of brief light sprinklings of rain, despite read...

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Risi Competizione Scores Podium In Austin

Posted by on Sep 22, 2015

Fisichella and Kaffer score fifth IMSA podium of the season Bell and Sweedler close championship gap despite tumultuous final hour Risi Competizione’s Ferrari 458 Italia survived the heat, and the competition, to come through the GT-LeMans field to finish on the podium in Saturday afternoon’s Lone Star LeMans, the second-to-last race of the IMSA United SportsCar Championship. After starting in eighth position, drivers read...

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